Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twelve: page forty-eight

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Identifier: DX02857929

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 48, February 9-10, 1860

Description: Describes a party thrown by the Edwards family.

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A "Party" at 745 [Broadway].

[Arthur] Granville is with her [Lotty Kidder] yet. Further on, I encountered Mrs. [Selina] Wall. Her husband joined her in Boston; they have now been in New York a week; are boarding in Clinton Place. In doors all the evening. A bath, out of sorts, ill. [James] Morris and [Frank] Cahill in awhile. Couldn't sleep. A blustrous, stormy, dreary night.

10. Friday. Down-town by noon, to "Courier" Office, editorial accepted. "Nic-nax" office. Up-ton by 4th Avenue rail; to [Frank] Bellew’s. Note from Mattie [Edwards], inviting me to to-night's celebration. [Charles] Damoreau came in the evening, says that W. Waud is about to visit New York in the coming week. Left him in [Arthur] Ledger's room and at 9 or later went off to Edwards'. [Jesse] Haney, [James] Parton, [Carl] Knudsen, [Edward] Welles, [Thomas] Nast, [Charles] Honeywell, two Browns' (brothers to pretty Miss B. [Josie Brown]) the young Anglo-Frenchman, and maybe one or two others, constituted the male guests, the female, Mrs. [Sophy] Thomson, Miss Brown and the sister to the aforesaid Anglo-Frenchman. Fanny [Fern] and her daughters [Grace and Ellen Eldredge] didn't show, she had sent one of her headaches as an excuse. Maybe Mrs. Thomson came to watch the proceedings of the enemy. Dancing, singing, supper, toasts &c. Morris came in at mid-

Item: Diary

Rights: Public Domain (no known copyright)

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Dates: 1860

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Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diaries
Parties

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